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Formwork (Fcbygm)

Definition
A temporary structure or mold used to retain the plastic or fluid concrete in its designated shape until it hardens. Formwork shall be designed to resist the fluid pressure exerted by plastic concrete and additional fluid pressure generated by vibration and temporary construction loads. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Formwork (Construction)
Broader Term
Concrete construction (Fcbyg)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Concrete curing (Fcbygf)
Concrete finishing (Fcbygj)
Joint construction (Fcbygo)
Joint sealing (Fcbygp)
Concrete mixing (Fcbygr)
Concrete placing (Fcbygt)
Segmental construction (Fcbygu)
Scoring (Concrete) (Fcbygv)
Reinforcement (Engineering) (Fcbygx)